Privacy policy

  1. Preamble

Aware of the importance of ensuring data confidentiality, the CELEC company makes strong commitments to the protection of personal data.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR” or “RGPD” in English), the purpose of this policy is to specify when, why and how the CELEC company :

  • Collects personal data relating to a natural person
  • Uses this information
  • Communicates such data to a third party, when necessary and under certain conditions
  • Ensures the confidentiality of such personal data. This privacy policy may change depending on the legal and regulatory context and the doctrine of the CNIL.


This policy is likely to change periodically, you can consult this page to see the most recent version.


This policy was last updated on 06 December 2018.


  1. Data collected
    1. Non-technical data

We may collect and process the following personal data:


Personal data that you provide to us: this is information that you provide to us voluntarily by entering information via :

  • One of our websites
  • Social networking platforms
  • Corresponding with us by telephone, email or any other means


Example: this includes, but is not limited to: information provided when you create a user account on our websites; subscribe to the services we make available to you via our websites; post documents or request additional services; or in the course of managing your online account (including accessing documentation and corresponding with us by telephone, e-mail or otherwise). We may also ask you for information if you tell us about a problem with our websites, or if you participate in our research surveys.

The information you provide to us may relate to your identification, including your name, postal address, e-mail address and telephone number, information about your request to us, and may also include records of our correspondence with you and your responses to various surveys.


  1. Technical data
  • Information relating to transactions you carry out on the Websites, as well as your visits to our Websites, including, but not limited to: traffic data, location data, Weblogs and any other communication data, as well as the resources you access
  • Technical information, automatically collected, including anonymous data collected by the hosting server for statistical purposes, the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or device to the Internet, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform. Any personal data, which you authorise to be shared, that forms part of your public profile or a third-party social network


  1. Finalities of collection

We use and process your personal data primarily in the following ways:

  • Managing our relationship with our contacts and prospects
  • Sending our newsletters or news feeds
  • Responses to questions put to us (by telephone or online)
  • Sending greetings and other congratulations from CELEC
  • Improving our services
  • Responses to our administrative obligations
  • Producing statistics


  1. Data recipients

CELEC ensures that data is only accessible to authorised internal or external recipients.

Internal recipients:

  • Staff
  • Interns
  • Communications department
  • IT department

External recipients:

  • Contractors or support services (e.g. translation service, IT service provider, reprographics, etc.)
  • Administration
  1. Data retention

We only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for us to achieve the purpose for which it is processed, and to meet our various legal and regulatory obligations. Except in special cases, this period is indicated at the time your personal data is collected.

We do not keep personal data in a format that makes it possible to identify the holder for longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.

Once the time limits set out in the aforementioned policy have elapsed, the data is either deleted or kept after being rendered anonymous, in particular for statistical purposes.

Please note that deletion or anonymisation are irreversible operations and that we are not subsequently able to restore them.


  1. Security

It is the responsibility of CELEC to define and implement the technical security measures, physical or logical, that it deems appropriate to combat the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration or unauthorised disclosure of data.


These measures mainly include :

– the use of security measures for access to premises (locked offices, badges, etc.)

– secure access to our computers and smartphones (access code changed regularly)

– IDs and passwords for all our business applications

– authorisation management for data access

– VPN for remote connections

– complex password for our Wi-Fi network, changed regularly


To this end, CELEC may call on the assistance of any third party of its choice to carry out vulnerability audits or intrusion tests at the intervals it deems necessary.

In any event, CELEC undertakes, in the event of a change in the means used to ensure the security and confidentiality of personal data, to replace them with means of superior performance. No change may lead to a reduction in the level of security.



  1. Your rights

Subject to applicable law and certain exemptions, restrictions or circumstances, you may be entitled to:

  • To access your personal data;
  • To correct, amend and update your personal data;
  • To delete your personal data or limit its processing;
  • To withdraw your consent;
  • To object to us using your personal data to make automated decisions about you;
  • To ask us to send you your personal data in a structured file or to a service provider that you would indicate to us if this is technically possible (data portability);


These rights can be exercised by sending the written request to the contact persons whose details will be indicated at the time of collection of your data. You will receive a reply within a reasonable period of time, in accordance with the applicable laws.



  1. Contact

If you have any queries about our personal data protection policy, please contact